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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.10
DF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
81% of the 1575 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. DF: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.47
Current: 0.1
0
0.47
Equity to Asset 0.24
DF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
86% of the 1527 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. DF: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.02  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.24
-0.02
0.52
Interest Coverage 3.44
DF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
76% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. DF: 3.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
DF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.66 Max: 3.34
Current: 3.44
0.14
3.34
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.28
M-Score: -3.17
WACC vs ROIC
7.09%
10.81%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.91
DF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1558 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.03 vs. DF: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.8  Med: 3.52 Max: 6.44
Current: 2.91
-13.8
6.44
Net-margin (%) 1.31
DF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1562 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. DF: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.07  Med: 1.25 Max: 9.02
Current: 1.31
-12.07
9.02
ROE (%) 18.75
DF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1523 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.86 vs. DF: 18.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -225.71  Med: 13.14 Max: 151.78
Current: 18.75
-225.71
151.78
ROA (%) 4.18
DF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. DF: 4.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.98  Med: 2.26 Max: 19.13
Current: 4.18
-22.98
19.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.58
DF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1578 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.70 vs. DF: 16.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.8  Med: 18.98 Max: 29.06
Current: 16.58
-67.8
29.06
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -10.90
DF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. DF: -10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.9  Med: 5.80 Max: 40
Current: -10.9
-10.9
40
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -30.70
DF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. DF: -30.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.7  Med: 1.70 Max: 43.5
Current: -30.7
-30.7
43.5
» DF's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-10)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

DF Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 2,094,936 sh (New)
Jim Simons 404,400 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 61,265 sh (+149.04%)
Mario Gabelli 13,775 sh (+7.41%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
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Q3 2015

DF Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 1,439,200 sh (+255.89%)
Mario Gabelli 39,445 sh (+186.35%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,318,329 sh (+58.40%)
Paul Tudor Jones 54,825 sh (-10.51%)
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Q4 2015

DF Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 2,317,850 sh (+61.05%)
Paul Tudor Jones 76,727 sh (+39.95%)
Joel Greenblatt 2,829,212 sh (-14.74%)
Mario Gabelli 12,735 sh (-67.71%)
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Q1 2016

DF Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 105,613 sh (+37.65%)
Mario Gabelli 15,150 sh (+18.96%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 2,220,650 sh (-4.19%)
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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Dean Foods Co process and distribute fluid milk and other dairy products, including ice cream, ice cream mix and cultured products. It also produces and distributes TruMoo, a reformulated flavored milk, as well as juices, teas, and bottled water.

Dean Foods Company was incorporated in Delaware in 1994. The Company processes and distributes milk, other fluid dairy products, and plant-based beverages in the United States, North America as well as Europe. Its business is segmented into two - Fresh Dairy Direct and The WhiteWave Foods Company. Fresh Dairy Direct processes and distributes fluid milk and other dairy products in the United States. Its product portfolio include milk, ice cream, cultured dairy products, creamers, ice cream mix and other dairy products that sold under more than 50 familiar local and regional brands and an array of private labels. It also produces and distributes Tru Mo, flavored milk. It currently operates 79 manufacturing facilities in 32 states. WhiteWave manufactures, markets and sells plant-based foods and beverages, coffee creamers and beverages, and premium dairy products throughout North America and Europe. Its products are sold under various brands, including Silk plant-based beverages, International Delight and LAND O LAKES coffee creamers and beverages and Horizon Organic premium dairy products in North America, as well as Alpro and Provamel plant-based foods and beverages in Europe. Its customers including grocery stores, mass merchandisers, club stores, convenience stores, and health food stores, as well as through various away-from-home channels, including restaurants and foodservice outlets. The products are primarily sold through its direct sales force and independent brokers.

Top Ranked Articles about Dean Foods Co

Dean Foods Reports Strong 1st Quarter Net income increases to 43 cents
Dean Foods (NYSE:DF) is a leading food and beverage company in the U.S. The company is one of the nation's largest processors and direct-to-store distributors of fluid milk marketed under more than 50 local and regional dairy brands and private labels. It distributes ice cream, cultured products, juices, teas, bottled water and other products. It employs around 17,000 people working in approximately 70 plants across the U.S. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 16.19
DF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1231 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.59 vs. DF: 16.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
DF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 9.42 Max: 17.87
Current: 16.19
1.67
17.87
Forward P/E 11.75
DF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 18.05 vs. DF: 11.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.05
DF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1218 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.46 vs. DF: 16.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
DF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.99  Med: 10.60 Max: 1120
Current: 16.05
3.99
1120
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 12.12
DF's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 22.95 vs. DF: 12.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
DF' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 7.07 Max: 35.96
Current: 12.12
2.2
35.96
P/B 2.88
DF's P/B is ranked lower than
72% of the 1513 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. DF: 2.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 2.21 Max: 176.28
Current: 2.88
0.48
176.28
P/S 0.22
DF's P/S is ranked higher than
87% of the 1543 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. DF: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.33
Current: 0.22
0.06
0.33
PFCF 12.62
DF's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.71 vs. DF: 12.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.54  Med: 6.21 Max: 534.17
Current: 12.62
2.54
534.17
POCF 5.78
DF's POCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.73 vs. DF: 5.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 3.68 Max: 11.82
Current: 5.78
1.3
11.82
EV-to-EBIT 10.31
DF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.42 vs. DF: 10.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -219.8  Med: 9.90 Max: 309.8
Current: 10.31
-219.8
309.8
EV-to-EBITDA 5.82
DF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
82% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.72 vs. DF: 5.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
DF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3  Med: 7.20 Max: 45.6
Current: 5.82
-3
45.6
Shiller P/E 38.27
DF's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 27.18 vs. DF: 38.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
DF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.46  Med: 11.01 Max: 40.79
Current: 38.27
2.46
40.79
Current Ratio 1.57
DF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 1407 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. DF: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.27 Max: 1.89
Current: 1.57
0.8
1.89
Quick Ratio 1.16
DF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 1405 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. DF: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.54
Current: 1.16
0.58
1.54
Days Inventory 15.63
DF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
93% of the 1457 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 65.54 vs. DF: 15.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12  Med: 14.86 Max: 18.82
Current: 15.63
12
18.82
Days Sales Outstanding 27.47
DF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 1145 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 39.53 vs. DF: 27.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.41  Med: 28.81 Max: 31.19
Current: 27.47
24.41
31.19
Days Payable 24.09
DF's Days Payable is ranked lower than
74% of the 1070 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 44.01 vs. DF: 24.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
DF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.69  Med: 24.10 Max: 31.73
Current: 24.09
21.69
31.73

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.74
DF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
57% of the 1499 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. DF: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
DF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.54 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.74
0.4
1.8
Dividend Payout 0.27
DF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
78% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. DF: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
DF' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.28 Max: 1.17
Current: 0.27
0.2
1.17
Forward Dividend Yield 1.94
DF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
53% of the 1398 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. DF: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.74
DF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1819 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. DF: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
DF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.54 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.74
0.4
1.8
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.50
DF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. DF: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
DF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.8  Med: -4.20 Max: 6.1
Current: 0.5
-43.8
6.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 4.34
DF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
78% of the 1429 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. DF: 4.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.11  Med: 5.04 Max: 11.62
Current: 4.34
4.11
11.62
Price/Projected FCF 1.16
DF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. DF: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.59 Max: 1.13
Current: 1.16
0.21
1.13
Price/Median PS Value 1.27
DF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 1433 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. DF: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.17 Max: 4.18
Current: 1.27
0.44
4.18
Price/Graham Number 1.76
DF's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
63% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. DF: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
DF' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.08 Max: 2.21
Current: 1.76
0.91
2.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.69
DF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. DF: 9.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 9.60 Max: 23.1
Current: 9.69
0.3
23.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.82
DF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.94 vs. DF: 6.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
DF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 16.10 Max: 44.3
Current: 6.82
3.7
44.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $7,950
EPS (TTM) $ 1.13
Beta0.93
Short Percentage of Float31.66%
52-Week Range $14.56 - 21.17
Shares Outstanding (Mil)91.77

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 7,612 7,668
EPS ($) 1.52 1.58 1.76
EPS without NRI ($) 1.52 1.58 1.76
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
2.00%
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Headlines

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Dean Foods: Buy Now To Milk Profits In The Long Term May 19 2015 
Dean Foods The Way Ahead May 14 2015 
Dean Foods Co. Restructuring Its Branding Strategy For Its Dairy Products May 05 2015 
Dean Foods: Don't Rule Out a Turnaround Apr 27 2015 
Despite Headwinds, Dean Foods Looks Like a Smart Buy Apr 22 2015 
Why Dean Foods' Performance Could Improve Going Forward Mar 31 2015 

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